Lovie Smith has benched Frank Omiyale. He has benched Chris Harris and Brandon Meriweather. The head coach is attempting to seize control of the organization, perhaps recognizing his fragile job security, and putting himself on the line by starting Major Wright and Chris Conte. Will they last? Who knows.
Sunday night’s game is now the second must-win of the 2011 campaign. The responded the first time around, at home against Carolina. Will they respond this evening?